Many people are seeking out safe alternatives to prescription opioids. Americans are encountering a difficult crossroad where opioid addiction is at an all time high affecting more people than cancer. At the same time...chronic pain affects more Americans that hearts disease, diabetes, and caner combined.
More individuals are transitioning from a lifelong prescription of painkillers to focusing on pain management and natural healing techniques.
Natural Pain Remedies:
Physical Therapy, Swim Therapy
Meditation / Relaxation Training
CBT-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- Changing patterns of negative thinking or behavior
Biofeedback- treatment that uses electronic monitoring of seemingly involuntary bodily functions (such as pain) to teach a person to control it.
Magnetic Therapy- alternative medical practice that uses magnets to alleviate pain and other health concerns
Over the Counter Acetaminophen
Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Serotonin and Norephinephrine Re-uptake Inhibitors
Health insurance plans might soon include more non-drug ways to treat chronic pain.